Cookies Policy



This statement applies to Atmel's websites hosted on the domain (each referred to as a "Site"). Please take a moment to read it to learn more about our use of cookies, including the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them.



The Site uses a technology called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Site and to recognise your device if you return to the Site. This helps us to provide you with the services you may request when you browse, and also enables us to improve the functionality of the Site.

Our Sites use three kinds of cookies (using categories suggested in the International Chamber of Commerce UK's ("ICC") Cookie guide):

  1. Strictly necessary cookies;
  2. Performance cookies; and
  3. Functionality cookies.

For more information on these categories, please see the ICC UK Cookie Guide.



These are essential to enable you to move around our Sites and to allow the features of the Sites to work correctly. Without these, services you request – such as navigating between pages – cannot be provided.

We use the following strictly necessary cookies on our Sites:

Cookie Name More Information
ASP.NET_SessionId Visit Microsoft's website for further details on session IDs.
Janrain This cookie is used to enable a single sign-on for sample requests, Extension Manager, Atmel Store, portal login, product support, and communities. This cookie is not yet used on all Sites but may be in the future.
Product Finder ("Find It"):
This cookie is used to remember the user-selected state, collapsed or expanded, of the Product Finder.
Atmel Store Please visit Digi-Key Corporation's website for more information on cookies used for the Atmel Store
AVR Freaks  
Atmel Forums  


These enable us to collect information about how you move around our Sites (for instance which pages are viewed by visitors most frequently) and use their features, which helps us to improve the way the Sites work.

We use the following performance cookies on our Sites:

Cookie Name More Information
Google Analytics:
Visit Google's website for further details on analytics cookies.


These remember choices that you make or information you provide, in order to improve your browsing experience and provide you with the functionality you request.

We use the following functionality cookies on our Sites:

Cookie Name More Information
These cookies are used on our Investor Relations pages.
These cookies are used to pre-populate registration and failure analysis forms with customer information.
Atmel Gallery  
Atmel Samples Center  
myAtmel These cookies are used on our website during a myAtmel session.


By using the Site, you are consenting to the use of these cookies as described above.

Most web browsers allow you some control of most cookies through your browser settings. However, if you choose to restrict, disable or delete cookies, it is possible that parts of the Site may not function properly. For example, please note that if you choose to delete Functionality cookies, you will have to update your preferences with us again. To find out more about cookies and how to manage them, visit



Atmel may update this cookies policy at its discretion. We encourage you to periodically review this cookies policy to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

Date last updated: April 8, 2015



Atmel welcomes your comments regarding this cookies policy. Please direct any questions or concerns to the following contact information provided below:
Atmel Corporation
Legal Department/Privacy Compliance
1600 Technology Drive
San Jose, California 95110

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